Hearing today on prescription drug transparency bill

Hearing today on prescription drug transparency bill

The Assembly Committee on Health will hold a hearing this afternoon on a bill aimed at bringing transparency to Pharmacy Benefit Managers’ (PBMs) practices. 

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February 5, 2020
Dems’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

Dems’ Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

To put it in the parlance of a popular children’s book, it’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week for the Democratic Party.

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February 5, 2020
Oconomowoc’s mayoral election mess goes on

Oconomowoc’s mayoral election mess goes on

There will be no mayoral candidates’ names on this month’s primary ballot in Oconomowoc as the Wisconsin Elections Commission weighs in on a complaint filed in the controversial contest. 

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February 5, 2020
Karofsky goes easy on police attackers

Karofsky goes easy on police attackers

Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky has been accused of being soft on crime. Multiple rulings suggest the Supreme Court justice candidate has been even softer on criminals who attack police officers. 

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February 5, 2020
Tavern lobby’s competition-killing cocktail

Tavern lobby’s competition-killing cocktail

The Tavern League of Wisconsin is up to its old tricks again, trying to slip a Mickey to lawmakers with a bill that would extend bar hours for the week of the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee while crushing the emerging wedding barn industry. 

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February 5, 2020
Will Dems ever call out Barnes’ race-baiting? 

Will Dems ever call out Barnes’ race-baiting? 

To Wisconsin liberals, it’s not racist if they say it. And that goes doubly for Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes. 

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February 5, 2020
Mandela’s greatest Twitter hits

Mandela’s greatest Twitter hits

Nelson Mandela was known for his eloquence and ability to unite. “TheOtherMandela,” as Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes likes to refer to himself on his personal Twitter account, not so much.  

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February 4, 2020
Media’s Foxconn hatred fogs facts

Media’s Foxconn hatred fogs facts

As the mainstream players gleefully reported, Foxconn hasn’t created enough jobs or made enough capital expenditures to earn hundreds of millions of dollars in tax credits under the terms of the $10 billion development agreement. While Foxconn has not hit early development goals, it hasn’t been collecting on incentives. 

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February 4, 2020
Tool of the Week: The private school hypocrites

Tool of the Week: The private school hypocrites

What do you call a lawmaker who has enjoyed all the benefits of a private school education and works to destroy the same opportunity for poor kids? A hypocrite. 

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February 3, 2020